Easy Peasy Girl’s Skirt Sewing Tutorial

Easy Peasy Girl’s Skirt The finished length of this skirt is 40cm- Adjust the fabric length if needed. It will fit a waist 18in to 28in for measurement outside this range double the waist size for the width of fabric required. In addition to a sewing machine and thread you will need: ½ m of…

Perfect Summer Book Bag Sewing Tutorial

Perfect Summer Book Bag Sewing Tutorial In addition to a sewing machine and thread you will need: ½ m of cotton fabric 45in wide cut as follows 27cm x 57cm- Front 27cm x 33cm- Inside 27cm x 17cm- x2 Page holders inside 39cm x 6cm- x2 Straps 30cm of ribbon Interfacing 27cm x 17cm- x2…

Simple to Sew Shopping Bag Tutorial

Shopping Bag Tutorial Today is a Snow day so me and Florence are house bound until further notice so we’ve had to find something to do…… I’m always using super market shopping bags to transport the projects I’m working on so I’ve decided to make one so that I can avoid using more plastic. Florence…

Halloween Mummy Cushion Sewing Tutorial

Halloween Mummy Cushion Sewing Tutorial I love Halloween and even more so little handmade spooky touches for your home. I hope you like this one. You Will Need: White cotton fabric cut as follows 36cm x 36cm, 36cm x 20cm and 36cm x 28cm Black fabric or felt cut as floors 15cm x 8cm and…

Wonderful Yorkshire Sewing Retreats

I’ve recently been teaching for Laura of Sew Different at her wonderful Sewing retreats. What more could I ask for…like minded people, gorgeous Yorkshire setting, Sewing, Fabric AND Cake!!! I hardly seems fair that I get paid ! We have such good fun and everyone leaves with a huge smile on their face, its a…

Perfect Beginners Sewing Pattern- Everyday Kimono

After years or procrastinating I’ve finally decided to have a go at designing my very own pattern…and I’m a bit giddy!! I’ve produced a very simple make that’s a perfect first project but also one that will challenge experienced sewers into finishing their garments to the highest standards. I have to say I’m a bit…

Free Bear Rice Bag Sewing Pattern & Tutorial

Free Bear Rice Bag Sewing Pattern & Tutorial You Will Need: FQ of Fabric 2 eyes (or sew them on. If not please test that they can withstand the heat in the microwave!) 500g dry Rice Thread Pins Sewing machine Hand sewing needle Bear Template How to do it: Place your fabric right side together…

Sewing helps Body, Mind & Soul

This is Sam’s story.. I never thought I had any creativity, I always was more academic, until I joined Donna’s sewing class two years ago with my daughter. You see I’m chronically sick, I suffer with Fibromyalgia/M.E, Glaucoma and I’m partially sighted. I won’t bore you with the rest….. I had never been on a…

Pumpkin Knot Bag a must sew for Halloween

To make this gorgeous Halloween Pumpkin Bag You will need: ½ meter of orange fabric FQ green fabric Scrap of black felt Thread Templates: Pumpkin Bag Pumpkin Face SEAM ALLOWANCE ¼ inch…..Use the side of the machine foot as a guide. 1. Cut out the two paper templates, you will need tape the bag together-…

Busy Busy Busy…and loving it!

Where on earth did the last few years go??? Today I’ve had a chance to sit down and have a look at what I’ve been able to achieve and to be honest I’m a little bit proud 🙂 🙂 The last time we discussed the business I had just taken on a room full-time and…